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Project 2 Visual skills

This part of the course is about technical and visual skills which obviously relates to composition.

Two conflicting statements are made, The American photographer’ Edward  Weston’ infers that composition happens naturally and sub-consciously whilst Harold Evans,( Reuters Editor at large) suggests the importance of technique which can be followed with regards to the quality of images. 63 more words

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To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk – Edward Weston


A photo a day - gold leaf on paper

I found this fragment of a faux leaf on my floor. I don’t know anything about it. However it took my eye and while working at my desk this morning the sun hit it and drew my interest. 129 more words


Edward Weston


Jean and Zohmah Charlot, 1939 

This photograph of Jean and Zohmah is not sharp, nevertheless the grittiness shows that it is a snapshot of the everyday. 96 more words


Double Negative? Photographers are Increasingly Printing New Versions of Vintage Pictures

ED. NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect more accurately the current value of photographer William Eggleston’s work. 

It’s an artist’s dilemma: collectors are often more eager to buy a well-established artist’s early work than whatever he or she may be putting out now. 1,259 more words

Playing with Panoramics - Diptychs

Ok- here are some twosies I did, still with the Rollei and the panorama adapter.

The first one is a shot of a street corner with the skeletal remains of a police call box from the first decade or so of the 20th century. 156 more words